Record Group Vertical Files


Record Group Vertical Files


University Archives
University History
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


In general, vertical files at Special Collections include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Virginia Tech and its history. Topics may include, but are not limited to, colleges and departments, student organizations, administrative offices, centers and other campus units, and athletics.




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Article from the Blacksburg Sentinel, reporting on a fire that destroyed the Kappa Alpha fraternity house on North Main Street in Blacksburg, October…

Cover of the sheet music for "Tech Triumph," the university fight song, by Mattie W. Epes and W. P. Maddux.

Article by Madelyn Rosenberg of the Roanoke Times-World News reporting on the independence of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources from the…

Virginia Tech informational flier in Arabic from the VT Language and Culture Institute, 2016.

Clipping from the Roanoke Times of photograph featuring two women walking across the Radford campus, October 13, 1963.

Article by Allison Blake of Roanoke Times reporting on the dissolution of the College of Education and its incorporation into the College of Human…

Article announcing the reorganization of the College of Arts and Sciences into the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, as well as other…

Article by Tim Orwig the Roanoke Times-World News reporting Virginia Tech's new sea-grant status, June 6, 1984.

University Council document outlining policy on harrassment, discriminiation, and sexual assault, August 31, 2021.

Article by Ian Zack of Roanoke Times reporting on President Paul Torgersen's decision not to rename Lee Hall, February 24, 1998.

Article by Marty Gordon of the News Messenger, regarding anti-racism program introduced by President Torgersen, November 15, 1997.

Article by B.K. Wetherington of the News Messenger regarding protests against the Iranian government holding U.S. citizens hostage, November 14, 1979.

Article by Madelyn Rosenberg of the Roanoke Times-World News, discussing a protest at Virginia Tech against the guilty sentence of Rodney King, and…

Article by Cheryl Downey-Laskowitz of the Roanoke Times-World News, reporting on anti-draft protests on campus, February 21, 1982.

Article by Robby Korth of the Roanoke Times regarding protests over percieved inaction by Virginia Tech administration toward punishing sexual assault…

Article by Mike Gangloff of the Roanoke Times about a march by Virginia Tech students remembering Trayvon Martin, March 28, 2012.

Collegiate Times article by Cody Owens and Kelsey Jo Starr regarding "Occupy" protest at Virginia Tech, October 4, 2011.

Article by Arielle Retting of the Roanoke Times reporting on a student protest against the use of coal to power the Virginia Tech Power Plant,…

Roanoke Times article describing the opening of the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center and the Holtzman Alumni Center, July 9, 2005.

Article by Henri Gendreau of the Roanoke Times regarding Virginia Tech reinvestigating the association with Professor Claudius Lee and the Klu Klux…

Article from the Roanoke Times-World News with a timeline of President Lavery's time at Virginia Tech and a transcript of his letter of resignation,…

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